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Lavinia Mbongo – Public Management, University of California in Davis, California

Lavinia Mbongo serves as the Head of the Quality Surveillance Laboratory at the Ministry of Health and Social Services under the Namibia Medicine Regulatory Council responsible for analysing medicines, providing advice on the quality of medicines to policy makers, policy development, and translating complex science-based policies to stakeholders. She is involved in establishing a hydroponic ...
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Emmanuel Nepso – Public Management, Georgia State University in Atlanta Georgia

Emmanuel Nepolo is a health professional, educator, and research scientist.  He currently serves as an assistant professor and Head of Department at the National School of Medicine, University of Namibia.  He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and held professional fellowships at world-renowned institutions including the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, in Munich, Germany; ...
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Teopolina Namandje – Public Management, Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas

Teopolina Namandje has over eight years’ experience in the development field, focusing on trade and road infrastructure. Currently, Teopolina is a Senior Transport Economist at Roads Authority, Namibia.  Some of her roles include assisting in budget formulation and analysis as well as conducting economic evaluations and cost implication of road projects.   Teopolina previously worked for ...
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Nguundja Uamburu – Civic Leadership, Appalachian University in Boone, North Carolina

Dr. Nguundja M.D Uamburu, obtained her dental degree in Nairobi, Kenya,  She is currently the Chief Dentist at Katutura State Hospital, the largest referral hospital in Namibia for oral health services, and heads a department of over 25 professionals. She implemented ways to improve patient care and efficiency in a short period of time through ...
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Lukeno Hangala – Civic Leadership, The Presidential Precinct, University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia

Lukeno Hangala is a lawyer.  She holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree from the University of Namibia.  She aims to specialise in International Law and Refugee Law. Lukeno is currently the Co-founder as well as the Legal Protection Officer of Southern Africa Refugee Protection, an NGO which caters for the legal, social, and health ...
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